1. Kick-ass, gutsy, gentle and generous

    By Nieman Notes June 15, 2015

    The surprising thing about John Carroll is that such a kick-ass, gutsy journalist could also be so sweet a man. It was John’s journalistic passion that inspired those who worked with him. But it was his gentle, generous nature that made so many love him. I was certainly among those. Read more

  2. Nieman Fellows selected for class of 2014

    News May 16, 2013

    The Nieman Foundation for Journalism has selected 24 journalists as members of the 76th class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University. The group includes reporters, editors, columnists, digital media leaders and producers in print, broadcast and online who work around the globe and across media platforms. Read more

  3. NYT Reporter Sam Dolnick Receives 2012 Worth Bingham Prize

    News March 19, 2013

    New York Times reporter Sam Dolnick has won the 2012 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for his three-part series Unlocked: Inside New Jersey’s Halfway Houses. During an exhaustive 10-month investigation of New Jersey’s privately run halfway houses, Dolnick discovered a broken and horribly flawed correctional system in which gang activity, drug use, sexual assaults and other violent behavior were commonplace and where lax security led to hundreds of annual escapes. While at large, some fugitives committed violent crimes, including murder, yet the state failed to punish the halfway house operators responsible for the runaways. Read more

  4. New York Times Correspondent C.J. Chivers to deliver Morris Lecture

    Awards November 21, 2012

    C. J. Chivers, senior writer for The New York Times, will deliver the 32nd Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on Nov. 29, 2012. The annual Morris Lecture honors an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs who is invited to Harvard to speak about international reporting. Read more

  5. The News & Observer wins Taylor Family Award

    Awards March 2, 2012

    The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C., has won the 2011 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers for “Twisted Truth: A Prosecutor Under Fire,” a three-part series reported by J. Andrew Curliss about prosecutorial misconduct by Durham’s district attorney Tracey Cline. Read more

  6. Craig R. McCoy wins the 2010 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence

    Awards June 11, 2010

    Craig R. McCoy, a staff writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer, is winner of the 2010 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. The Nieman Foundation will present the award during a ceremony at Boston University’s College of Communication on October 5, 2010. For almost three decades, McCoy has exposed injustice and corruption in Philadelphia through his probing and meticulous investigative work. Read more » Read more

  7. 2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

    Awards March 4, 2010

    To begin our awards program, I want to invite to the podium for a few remarks Clara Bingham. She is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek. She wrote "Women on the Hill: Challenging the Culture of Congress" and co-authored "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case that Changed the Sexual Harassment Law." Read more

  8. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Raquel Rutledge wins Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for “Cashing in on Kids”

    Awards February 19, 2010

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Raquel Rutledge is winner of the 2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for her watchdog series “Cashing in on Kids.” In reports published over the course of a year, Rutledge exposed how lax oversight of a $350 million taxpayer-subsidized Wisconsin Shares child care program resulted in massive fraud. Read more

  9. Roberta Baskin Joins HHS as Adviser

    Nieman Notes August 6, 2009

    Former television reporter Roberta Baskin, a 2002 Nieman Fellow, will join the Department of Health and Human Service's office of inspector general as a senior communications adviser. She will join the office for one year to help drum up media attention for the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team, an HHS-Justice Department task force aimed at combating Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Read more

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